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Siniat GTEC Fire MR Board

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Moisture-resistant, fire-rated plasterboard.

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Suitable for use in areas where increased fire resistance is required, and moisture exposure is possible.


GTEC Fire MR Board plasterboard provides superior fire and moisture resistance for stud partitions, wall lining and ceiling systems. Achieve 60 minutes fire resistance from a 15mm single layer partition system. It complies with BS1230 Type 5 and BS EN 520 Types D, F and H1.

Features and benefits:

  • 60 minutes' fire resistance from a 15 mm single-layer partition system.
  • Achieves Building Regulations Approved Document B (fire) compliance.
  • Improved durability in humid environments.
  • The board complies with BS 1230 type 5 and BS EN 520:2004+A1:2009 types D, F and H1.

Technical characteristics:

  • Fire, acoustic and duty performance dependent on the whole system. See Siniat Drywall Manual for Siniat system performances.

General information




2400 x 1200 x 12.5 mm

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_71_35_52 Moisture-resistant gypsum plasterboardsPrimary


K10/115 Metal stud partition system

K10/125 Metal stud partition system

K10/15 Lining on timber

K10/155 Wall lining system (metal studs)

K10/165 Wall lining system (metal framing)

K10/175 Wall lining system (metal furrings)

K10/205 Lining on timber

K10/220 Proprietary suspended ceiling system

K10/245 Ceiling lining on timber

K10/25 Ceiling lining on timber

K10/30 Metal stud

K10/35 Wall lining system (metal framing)

K10/41 Wall lining system (metal furrings)

K10/50 Suspended ceiling system on metal framing

Specification data - Moisture-resistant gypsum plasterboards Enhanced data


Bonded with starch.

Paper facings

Bonded with starch.

Thickness (nominal)

12.5 mm.

Edge profile


Tapered down the long edges. Edges are adhered together.

Product Reference

Siniat GTEC Fire MR Board


2400 x 1200 x 12.5 mm.


29.7 kg.

Reaction to fire

Euroclass A2-s1,d0.




10.3 kg/m².


λR (to BS EN 12524).

0.25 W/m·K.

Thermal resistance


0.050 m²K/W.

Moisture resistance

Type H2: <10% water absorption.

Complies with BS EN 520, clause 3.2.3.

Water resistance

Mean water vapour resistance factor (to BS EN 12524).

µ = 10.

Breaking load

≥550 N.

Longitudinal breaking load.

≥210 N.

Transverse breaking load.


Pink on the front and green on the back.




Jointing finishing and painting.

The board should be jointed and finished with GTEC Jointing systems.

Boards are suitable for gypsum finishing plasters manufactured to BS EN 13279-1:2008. The boards must be primed with GTEC Universal Sealer prior to being decorated and treated with PVA bonding agent, before being plastered.


GTEC self-drilling.

GTEC Self tapping.

GTEC high-thread screws.


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